Plateau United head coach, Mbwas Mangut, has heaped praise on their NPFL counterpart, Doma United, despite his team’s 1-0 loss during the matchday nine clash.
The solitary goal, courtesy of Andrew Majalisa in the 22nd minute, sealed the victory for Doma United at the Gombe Township Stadium, Footballrover reports
During his post-match interview, Mangut acknowledged the Savannah Tigers’ resilience in holding off his team’s pressure until the final whistle.
He expressed general satisfaction with the team’s performance and lauded the discipline and compactness of the Gombe Boys during the game.
“Generally, I think the team did well. The opponent, we have to give it to them, is well disciplined, compact, and able to withstand the pressure. They had an early goal, and they kept to it till the end,” Mangut said.
With this win, Doma United ascended to the second spot on the league table, while Plateau United remains in 7th position.
The Savannah Tigers maintain an impressive unbeaten streak in their last five league matches, securing three consecutive wins.
Looking forward, Plateau United aims to recover from this narrow defeat as they prepare to face former NPFL champions Rivers United in their upcoming Saturday fixture.
Meanwhile, Doma United will be looking to maintain their brilliant run so far when they get to visit Ikenne stadium to face Remo Stars.